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House of Commons Votes and Proceedings
Monday 9th July 2001

The House met at half-past Two o'clock.

PRAYERS.

1    First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation,-Mr David Amess reported from the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation the draft Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Drug Testing of Persons in Police Detention) (Prescribed Persons) Regulations 2001.

    Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee to lie upon the Table.

2    Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation,-Mr Bill O'Brien reported from the Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation the draft Sub-Post Office Start-Up Capital Subsidy Scheme Order 2001.

    Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee to lie upon the Table.

3    Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation,-Mr Win Griffiths reported from the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation the draft International Criminal Court (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2001 and the draft Specialized Agencies of the United Nations (Immunities and Privileges of UNESCO) Order 2001.

    Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee to lie upon the Table.

4    Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation,-Mr John Butterfill reported from the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation the draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2001.

    Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee to lie upon the Table.

5    Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation,-Mr Joe Benton reported from the Fifth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation the draft Life Sentences (Northern Ireland) Order 2001 and the draft Life Sentences (Northern Ireland Consequential Amendments) Order 2001.

    Minutes of Proceedings of the Committee to lie upon the Table.

6    Export Control Bill,-The Export Control Bill was, according to Order, read a second time.

7    Export Control Bill (Programme),-A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Order [28th June], That the following provisions shall apply to the Export Control Bill:

Committal

    1. The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

Programming of proceedings

    2. Proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further message from the Lords) shall be programmed.

Standing Committee

    3.-(1) Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 23rd October 2001.

    (2) The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

Consideration and Third Reading

    4.-(1) Proceedings on consideration and Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at Ten o'clock on the day on which those proceedings are commenced or, if that day is a Thursday, at Seven o'clock on that day.

    (2) Sessional Order B (programming committees) made by the House on 28th June 2001 shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading-(Jim Fitzpatrick);

    The House divided.

      Tellers for the Ayes, Jim Fitzpatrick, Dan Norris: 318.

      Tellers for the Noes, Mr Douglas Hogg, Mr Eric Forth: 62.

    So the Question was agreed to.

    Ordered, That the following provisions shall apply to the Export Control Bill:

Committal

    1. The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

Programming of proceedings

    2. Proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further message from the Lords) shall be programmed.

Standing Committee

    3.-(1) Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 23rd October 2001.

    (2) The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

Consideration and Third Reading

    4.-(1) Proceedings on consideration and Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at Ten o'clock on the day on which those proceedings are commenced or, if that day is a Thursday, at Seven o'clock on that day.

    (2) Sessional Order B (programming committees) made by the House on 28th June 2001 shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

8    Export Control Bill [Money],-Her Majesty's Recommendation having been signified to the proposed Motion relating to Export Control Bill [Money];

    A Motion was made, and the Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52 (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in connection with bills), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Export Control Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of-

    (a) any expenses of a government department incurred in consequence of the Act; and

    (b) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable out of such money under any other Act-(Mr Ivor Caplin):-It was agreed to.

9    Business of the House,-The Order of the day being read, for resuming the adjourned Debate on the Question proposed on 28th June, That Private Members' Bills shall have precedence over Government business on 26th October, 2nd, 23rd and 30th November 2001, 11th, 18th and 25th January, 15th March, 12th and 19th April, 10th May, 21st June and 19th July 2002;

    Ordered, That the Debate be resumed to-morrow.

10    Adjournment,-Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.-(Mr Ivor Caplin.)

    And accordingly the House, having continued to sit till a quarter to Eleven o'clock, adjourned till to-morrow.

[Adjourned at 10.45 p.m.

Michael J. Martin
Speaker


Mr Speaker will take the Chair at half-past Two o'clock.


    APPENDIX I

    Papers delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on Friday 6th July 2001 (Non-sitting Friday, S.O., No. 12) pursuant to Standing Order No. 158 (Presentation of command papers):

    1    European Communities (No. 2, 2001),-Agreement, done at Pretoria on 11th October 1999, between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of South Africa, of the other part, on Trade, Development and Co-operation with an Explanatory Memorandum [Cm. 5187] [Mr Secretary Straw].

    Papers delivered to the Votes and Proceedings Office on Friday 6th July 2001 (Non-sitting Friday, S.O., No. 12) pursuant to Standing Order No. 159 (Presentation of statutory instruments):

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

    2    Agriculture,-Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs) (England and Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2420), dated 5th July 2001 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    3    Pesticides,-Plant Protection Products (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2419), dated 5th July 2001 [by Act] [Secretary Margaret Beckett].

    4    National Health Service,-National Health Service (General Dental Services) Amendment (No. 5) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2421), dated 5th July 2001 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Milburn].

    Papers presented or laid upon the Table on Monday 9th July 2001:

Papers subject to Affirmative Resolution:

    5    Local Government Finance,-Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 86) on 2001-02 Special Grant for Rate Relief in Respect of Hardship caused by Foot and Mouth Disease [by Act]; to be printed [No. 147] [Mr Secretary Byers].

    6    Parliament,-Draft Ministerial and other Salaries Order 2001 [by Act] [Mr Robin Cook].

    7    Representation of the People,-Draft Representation of the People (Form of Canvass) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2001 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Reid].

    8    Social Security,-Draft Social Security (Literacy etc. Skills Training Pilot) Regulations 2001 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Darling].

Papers subject to Negative Resolution:

    9    Rehabilitation of Offenders,-Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2001 (S.R., (N.I.), 2001, No. 248), dated 21st June 2001 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Reid].

    10    Police,-Royal Ulster Constabulary Pensions (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.R., (N.I.), 2001, No. 263), dated 28th June 2001 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Reid].

Other Papers:

    11    Crown Estate,-Accounts of the Crown Estate Commissioners for 2000-01, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 144] [Clerk of the House].

    12    Criminal Appeal,-Report of the Criminal Cases Review Commission for 2000-01 [by Act] [Mr Secretary Blunkett].

    13    Courts and Legal Services,-Report and Accounts of the Legal Services Ombudsman for 2000-01 [by Act]; to be printed [No. 30] [Mr Michael Wills].

    14    Law Commission,-(1) Report of the Law Commission on Land Registration for the Twenty-first Century: A Conveyancing Revolution, and

    (2) Report of the Law Commission on item 2 of the Seventh Programme of Law Reform: Limitation of Actions

    [by Act]; to be printed [Nos. 114 and 23] [Mr Michael Wills].

    15    National Health Service,-Summarised Accounts of Health Authorities, and NHS Trusts in England, of the Dental Practice Board and Special Health Authorities providing central services in England, and of Funds held on Trust by Health Authorities, NHS Trusts, Special Health Authorities and Special Trustees in England for 1999-2000, with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [No. 119] [Clerk of the House].

    16    School Standards and Framework,-Accounts of the:-

    (1) Ellesmere Port Education Action Zone, and

    (2) Wythenshawe Education Action Zone,

    for 1999-2000, with the Reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon [by Act]; to be printed [Nos. 131 and 132] [Clerk of the House].

    17    Social Security Administration,-Report by the Social Security Advisory Committee and statement by the Secretaries of State for Work and Pensions and Education and Skills on the draft Social Security (Literacy etc. Skills Training Pilot) Regulations 2001 in accordance with Section 174 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 [by Command] [Cm. 5224] [Mr Secretary Darling].

APPENDIX II

Standing Committees

    1    Draft Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Drug Testing of Persons in Police Detention) (Proscribed Persons) Regulations 2001,-The Committee of Selection has discharged Andrew Dismore from the First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the draft Regulations); and nominated in substitution Dr Ian Gibson.

    2    Draft International Criminal Court (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2001, and the draft Specialized Agencies of the United Nations (Immunities and Privileges of UNESCO) Order 2001,-The Committee of Selection has discharged Jim Dowd from the Third Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the draft Order); and nominated in substitution Andy King.

    3    Draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2001,-The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr Andrew Miller from the Fourth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the draft Regulations); and nominated in substitution Siobhain McDonagh.

    4    Draft Football (Disorder)(Duration of Powers) Order 2001,-The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr David Lidington from the Sixth Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the draft Order); and nominated in substitution Mr Nick Hawkins.

    5    Draft Immigration (Leave to Enter) Order 2001,-The Committee of Selection has discharged Mr Oliver Heald from the Seventh Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation (nominated in respect of the draft Order); and nominated in substitution Mr Nick Hawkins.



 
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